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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — In the House District 45 primary, Democratic voters tapped Randolph Bracy III, 35, a charter-school employee and son of Randolph Bracy Jr., the well-known senior pastor at New Covenant Baptist Church of Orlando and former chair of...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE – Voters in House District 46 had a larger menu of Democratic options but ultimately decided to send Bruce Antone back to the Legislature. Antone, 51, who served in the House from 2002 to 2006, captured 36 percent of the vote, besting...
When Nap Ford Community School got an F grade from the state last summer, the pressure was on. By law, school districts must shutter nearly all charter schools that earn two F's in a row. Principal Jennifer Porter-Smith and her staff gathered to...
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Seven Orange schools (plus 2 in Polk, 3 in Volusia) must offer longer school days as they’re on state’s list of 100 worst-performing in readingSentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelSeven Orange schools, plus a handful in Polk and Volusia counties, must offer a longer school day in August because their students scored poorly on FCAT reading this spring. The goal is to give struggling students an extra hour of reading instruction. The...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE – The winner of the House District 46 Democratic primary next month will by default win the seat – and inherit a litany of economic woes representing a community waylaid by crime, unemployment and lagging opportunities. The five...
The intersection of North Lane and Powers Drive is a place where the efforts to build up Pine Hills are real and tangible. The long-crumbling wall around the Breezewood subdivision was finally repaired last year with new concrete blocks, paid for with...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelSix Orange County elementaries will start their days a half-hour earlier and get out a half-hour later this fall. The schools — Lancaster, Mollie Ray, Pine Hills, Rock Lake, Washington Shores and Wheatley — are required to offer extra...
Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson addressed members of an Orlando black church, a gathering of black clergy, and an "emergency town hall" at Evans High School Sunday in response to a drastic drop in FCAT scores. Robinson defended the...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelJeff Ashton, the veteran former prosecutor now running to replace his ex-boss, has been endorsed by a business group and a labor union, his campaign announced. The West Orange Political Alliance, the PAC of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce that the...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelEducation Commissioner Gerard Robinson is slated to be in Orlando on Sunday and again Tuesday, with the subtext of any remarks he gives — or questions he answers — likely to be FCAT. Robinson is to attend church in Orlando on Sunday and...
In order to arrest George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the special prosecutor heading the investigation must show a judge that she has found probable cause. Sanford police faced public outrage when they announced they found no...
Orlando Sentinel ColumnistToday's column is all about how people can find help with their mortgages for free rather than pay an attorney up front for a loan modification that may never happen. The best resource is the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and this list...
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